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Throughout 2020, our experts and thought leaders will monitor, share and explore the common threads that connect us all, and keep you tied into how they evolve to help us all prepare for the future.

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June 23, 2020
John Gragson
Senior vice president catastrophe
Enlist America’s claims adjusters in pandemic recovery efforts

This article includes commentary from Sedgwick's John Gragson, senior vice president catastrophe

June 23, 2020 by John Gragson, Senior vice president catastrophe
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June 22, 2020
Insurance Business America's Elite Women 2020: Revealed

Sedgwick's Gail Oliver, senior vice president sales and marketing for property Americas, named to list of insurance industry’s foremost female leaders

June 22, 2020
Blog
June 19, 2020
Christophe Friang
National Director, Sedgwick France
France: Rise of costs in construction and claims management expected post-confinement

Lisez ceci en français Following talks with various organizations and unions within the construction sector, the French government published in April a “Guide to health safety recommendations for the business continuity of construction in the midst …

June 19, 2020 by Christophe Friang, National Director, Sedgwick France
Blog
June 19, 2020
Christophe Friang
Directeur National, Sedgwick Direct France
Hausse des prix à venir dans la construction et la gestion des sinistres post-confinement

Read the English version Afin de pérenniser la continuité d’activité dans le secteur du bâtiment en France pendant le confinement, le gouvernement a mis en place dès le mois d’avril un « Guide de préconisations de sécurité sanitaire pour la con…

June 19, 2020 by Christophe Friang , Directeur National, Sedgwick Direct France
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June 19, 2020
Rising Star: Jake Finlay, Sedgwick UK

Sedgwick UK's Jake Finlay, Agriculture and Rural Network Adjuster, is featured as today's Insurance Post Rising Star

June 19, 2020
News
June 18, 2020
CAT response services: Several wildfires lead to evacuations in the western U.S.

Fueled by high temperatures and dry weather, several active wildfires are burning across the western U.S., prompting evacuations along with road and recreation area closures. Red flag warnings and elevated fire weather conditions continue in some are…

June 18, 2020
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June 18, 2020
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
Should People Stop Using Cash in a Post-COVID-19 World?

This article includes comments from Sedgwick's Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer

June 18, 2020 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
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June 18, 2020
Claims Excellence Awards Finalist 2020 Q&A: Sedgwick’s work during the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian

Winners will be revealed at Insurance Times’s Claims Excellence Awards 2020 on 15 October at Kensington’s Royal Garden Hotel

June 18, 2020
Legislative update
June 17, 2020
Legislation updates: Disability, leave and workers' compensation

Sedgwick regularly monitors and reports on disability, leave and workers' compensation legislation impacting our customers. Click on the links below for summaries of recent updates. Also during this unprecedented time with coronavirus (COV…

June 17, 2020
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June 17, 2020
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
Prepare for substance abuse issues after lockdown: Experts

This article includes comments from comments from Sedgwick's Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Managing Director and Senior Medical Officer

June 17, 2020 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
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June 16, 2020
Stephen Hope
Executive Director, Head of MCL - Asia
A typhoon double whammy

Stephen Hope, Executive Director and head of MCL in Asia, was interviewed for this article

June 16, 2020 by Stephen Hope, Executive Director, Head of MCL - Asia
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June 15, 2020
Andrew Cavan
Director - Head of Major & Complex Loss, North - Sedgwick International UK
Analysis: Loss adjusters gear up civil unrest pandemic preparations

Article includes comments from Andrew Cavan, Director - Head of Major & Complex Loss, North - Sedgwick International UK

June 15, 2020 by Andrew Cavan, Director - Head of Major & Complex Loss, North - Sedgwick International UK
Blog
June 12, 2020
Andrea Buhl, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, Managing Director, Clinical Operations; Beth Burry-Jackson, Vice President, Clinical Operations Vocational/Return to Work & Behavioral Health; Kimberly Wickert, Director, Vocational & Return to Work Services
Return to work strategies during the pandemic

Return to work is important at any time, but during the COVID-19 pandemic it is taking on a new dimension – what should be included in a return to work plan as we return to work? These unique circumstances have taught us all to rethink how we care fo…

June 12, 2020 by Andrea Buhl, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, Managing Director, Clinical Operations; Beth Burry-Jackson, Vice President, Clinical Operations Vocational/Return to Work & Behavioral Health; Kimberly Wickert, Director, Vocational & Return to Work Services
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June 12, 2020
Bryon Bass
SVP Disability and Absence Management
This is the shocking number of American workers that have to go on short term disability for 6 months

Sedgwick's Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Management, contributed to this article

June 12, 2020 by Bryon Bass, SVP Disability and Absence Management
Press release
June 09, 2020
Sedgwick names Amen Chiu director of Hong Kong operations

HONG KONG, 10 June 2020 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, today announced the appointment of Amen Chiu as director of its operations in Hong Kong. Chiu brings to his new rol…

June 09, 2020